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FINES RISE RAPIDLY ALONGSIDE HARM TO HEALTH

Posted on 2nd November 2017
hselogo1HSE confirm lowest number of construction fatalities on record

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DOING SAFETY DIFFERENTLY – THE MOVIE…

Posted on 13th October 2017
Reducing compliance bureaucracy and putting trusting in people

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HSE CONSTRUCTION BLITZ GOES LIVE ON HEALTH RISKS

Posted on 2nd October 2017
hselogo1Second phase of campaign looks for compliance on dust management

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HSE FINALISES PRIORITIES ON HEALTH AND CDM

Posted on 27th September 2017
Clients and designers need to act on lung disease and other health risks

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GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR ACTION ON ILL-HEALTH

Posted on 18th September 2017
Business leaders accept charge of inaction on work-related ill-health

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SILICA (RCS) DUST LIMIT – THE ONLY WAY IS DOWN?

Posted on 12th September 2017
US regulator cuts RCS exposure standard to half UK limit

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HSE COST RECOVERY NOW “FULLY INDEPENDENT”

Posted on 1st September 2017
hselogo1New Fee for Intervention disputes procedure now in place

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WORKPLACE MANSLAUGHTER OUTCOMES SET TO RISE

Posted on 7th July 2017
Guidelines target gross negligence with serious disregard and cost-cutting

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SAFETY IS DEAD … LONG LIVE HEALTH AT WORK

Posted on 29th May 2017
Simple and realistic framework to help unify thinking about H&S

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CALL TO HALT FALL IN HSE FRONT LINE INSPECTORS

Posted on 3rd May 2017
Union reveals 25% cut and increasing delay in concluding investigations

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HSE OPEN FEE FOR INTERVENTION CONSULTATION

Posted on 24th April 2017
hselogo1Regulator proposal for revised FFI disputes process

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TOUGHER COURT PENALTIES UNDER NEW GUIDELINES

Posted on 18th April 2017
Analysis of health and safety prosecutions reveals rise on most metrics

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HSE ACCEPTS FEE FOR INTERVENTION PROCESS UNFAIR

Posted on 8th March 2017
Regulator acts to settle FFI judicial review before hearing

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015 ‘FAIL’ THE RED TAPE TEST

Posted on 28th February 2017
Housebuilding sector takes CDM Regulations 2015 in stride

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HSE PLAN ON LOSING FEE CHARGE CHALLENGE

Posted on 10th February 2017
Judicial review triggers regulator rethink on Fee for Intervention

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DOING SAFETY DIFFERENTLY… AND BETTER?

Posted on 9th February 2017
Rethinking a more positive approach to workplace health and safety

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HSE SET TO ACT ON CONSTRUCTION HEALTH RISKS

Posted on 27th January 2017
Regulator now firmly focussed on lung disease and manual handling

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GUARDING FINE CONTINUES UPWARD TREND

Posted on 12th January 2017
Firm pays £330,000 after amputation of workman’s finger tips

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REVIEW 2016: KEY DEVELOPMENTS FOR 2017 ONWARDS

Posted on 5th January 2017
New approaches, simplification, health and more…

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HSE REFURBISHMENT ‘BLITZES’ RAISE OVER £1,000,000

Posted on 8th December 2016
Enforcement action increased 8% during HSE 2016 intensive inspections

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HSE TO INTERVENE WITH CDM CLIENTS AND DESIGNERS

Posted on 7th December 2016
hselogo1Construction industry plan to focus on CDM 2015, Health and SME’s

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HARM, HAZARDS, RISK AND PRECAUTIONS

Posted on 16th November 2016
Reflections on workplace risk assessment concepts and processes

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HSE FEE FOR INTERVENTION FACES LEGAL CHALLENGE

Posted on 18th October 2016
hselogo1Permission for judicial review of FFI appeals scheme granted

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HSE SEEK RISK ASSESSMENT FLEXIBILITY & SIMPLICITY

Posted on 9th October 2016
Proposed change to guidance could produce bonfire of ‘paperwork’

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HSE ‘CRACKDOWN’ INCLUDES CDM CLIENTS & DESIGNERS

Posted on 29th September 2016
hselogo1Unannounced inspections followed up with supply chain to ‘reinforce’ duties

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HSE SPEAK OUT ON CDM 2015 IMPLEMENTATION

Posted on 26th September 2016
Construction Head for HSE updates APS at September 2016 Conference

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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES NOW UNDER THE ‘COSHH’!

Posted on 26th September 2016
HSE online survey seeks views on simplifying key regulations

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TIPS ON PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR ‘DAMAGE LIMITATION’

Posted on 19th September 2016
How the PC can reduce risk of liability for contractor performance

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TUC CLAIM 80% OF CONSTRUCTION SITES UNREGULATED

Posted on 19th September 2016
Survey reveals construction at bottom of HSE inspection list

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UNIONS CONDEMN NEW APPOINTMENT TO HSE BOARD

Posted on 15th September 2016
TUC accuses government of blatant abuse over fair balance rules

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NON-INJURY INCIDENT ATTRACTS £500,000 FINE

Posted on 23rd August 2016
Poor control of work at height hits Bulgarian firm in pocket

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INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION RULES UNDER REVIEW

Posted on 19th August 2016
hselogo1HSE seek more proportionate approach to equipment inspection etc.

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REGULATORY RED TAPE OR BUSINESS BLUE TAPE?

Posted on 18th August 2016
HSE concerned over burdens imposed by supply chain and others

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HSE REGULATION OF CONSTRUCTION PROVES EFFECTIVE

Posted on 16th August 2016
Research report concludes improved performance linked to regulator

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HSE INVOICE OVER £4M IN FEES FROM CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 11th July 2016
hselogo1Inspection charges rise by 26% whilst HSE enforcement notices fall

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BREXIT: IMPLICATIONS FOR H&S LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Posted on 5th July 2016
CDM Regulations 2015 could be prime candidate for reform spotlight

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UNION CLAIMS HSE SITE INSPECTIONS DECLINING

Posted on 10th June 2016
Construction union UCATT argues inspection policy endangering lives

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IMPLICATIONS OF BREXIT FOR UK CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 3rd June 2016
Wholesale relaxation of EU Regulations (including CDM 2015) unlikely

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HUGE PENALTY OVER FATAL EXCAVATION FAILINGS

Posted on 5th May 2016
Major contractor fined £2.5 million after workman dies in trench

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FORMER HSE CHAIR SPEAKS MIND ON KEY ISSUES

Posted on 28th April 2016
Outgoing health and safety boss has further swipe at consultants

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NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CHAIR APPOINTED

Posted on 26th April 2016
Government chooses supporter of greater HSE ‘commercialisation’hselogo1

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NO ACOP FOR 12 MONTHS

Posted on 18th April 2016
Industry body accepts HSE decision on CDM 2015 Approved Code

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HSE USE PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR TO TRACE OFFENDER

Posted on 12th April 2016
Contractor tracked down and given custodial sentence

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‘NEAR MISS’ FALL COSTS COMPANY £160,000 FINE

Posted on 6th April 2016
Workman “almost” fell through a fragile factory roof

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HSE REQUIRED TO SOFTEN ENFORCEMENT POLICY

Posted on 9th March 2016
Proportionality requires regulator to expect a focus on ‘significant’ risk

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HSE INSPECTIONS OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FALL

Posted on 8th March 2016
hselogo1Information released to UCATT reveals 8% fall in HSE inspections

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR SAFETY BOSS SPEAKS HIS MIND

Posted on 3rd March 2016
Industry heavy on paperwork and in danger of overlooking major risks

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RISK ASSESSMENT: SUMMARY OF KEY HSE GUIDANCE

Posted on 2nd March 2016
Regulator advice on assessment aids risk management “simplification”

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NEW HSE HEALTH AND SAFETY SYSTEM STRATEGY

Posted on 29th February 2016
hselogo1Greater simplification, reduced bureaucracy and complexity?

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HSE REJECTS UNION STANCE ON CONSTRUCTION DEATHS

Posted on 23rd February 2016
hselogo1Regulator defends record on timing and success of prosecutions

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